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A filmed or videotaped sequence of an actor, as when auditioning for a role, to evaluate the actor's presence on the screen.
1. (Film) a filmed audition of a prospective actor or actress to test suitability
2. (Film) the test film so made
a filmed audition to determine the suitability of an individual for appearing or acting in a motion picture.
screen′-test`, v.t., v.i.